Not sure if I’ve ever shared this with you, but a few years ago I went on a middle-of-nowhere kayak camping adventure in Maine for 7 days. 

Heaps and heaps of time for quiet reflection.

On that trip, I became crystal clear on why I’m here. On Earth that is.

It’s a bit of a long story that involves a good dose of frustration, blended with some sobbing, and followed by a deep sense of peace.

But the short version is that I now have lots of conviction around the idea that “I exist on this planet to gently eradicate small talk and create conversations that matter.”

Today’s video is one piece of that mission. If you choose to watch the video in full, you’ll leave with:

  • 1 fun fact that you can’t google
  • 1 of my all-time favorite stories
  • 1 question that literally changed the world (and made somebody very, very rich)

In the spirit of the topic, I invite you to leave a comment on the video with a question rooted in your own natural, genuine curiosity. I’ll aim to answer them all over the coming week. 
Toward real connection—online and off,

Creator of the Connection Toolkit
Co-Founder at We and Me

PS – Are you curious about about creative alternatives for this “small talk” dynamic in your own life? Then you might love this other video on How to Handle Small Talk as an Introvert

PPS – Did you hear? Our We! Connect Cards are available in Spanish now! You can get them directly from us, or directly from Amazon – whatever makes your life easier. 

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